Ius Chasma Mega Gullies
This VIS image shows parts of two giant gully that are located on the southern side of Ius Chasma. Ius Chasma has the largest number of mega gullies of any of the chasmata that make up Valles Marineris.
Orbit Number: 40700 Latitude: -8.15228 Longitude: 275.347 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2011-02-16 12:12
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